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Pope Francis and President Erdoğan discuss Jerusalem at the Vatican

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan discussed Jerusalem with Pope Francis on Monday amid the continuing upheaval caused by the US’s recognition of the city as the Israeli capital last year. President Erdoğan, who became the first Turkish head of state to visit the Vatican in almost 60 years, had a fifty minute meeting with the […]

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Paddy Power is the title sponsor of 2018 CONIFA World Football Cup in London

An international tournament that will feature North Cyprus’ national football side has received a crucial boost after attracting a major backer. Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has been announced as the title sponsor of the 2018 CONIFA World Football Cup, which will take place in London from the end of May. The tournament is organised by […]

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Public meeting to discuss poor state of Tottenham Park Cemetery

  For several years, community activists have been campaigning hard to improve conditions at a North London cemetery that has been the primary place of rest for British Turks since the 1960s. The serious state of disrepair of graves and pathways at the privately-owned Tottenham Park Cemetery in Edmonton, along with a general lack of maintenance […]

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New four-way centre-left coalition government for North Cyprus

  Four political parties in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus have struck an agreement, paving the way for a new coalition government to be formed headed by the leader of the left-wing Republican Turkish Party (CTP) Tufan Erhürman. Details of the new team were presented to TRNC President Mustafa Akıncı earlier today, which was […]

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Road rage in Yasar Halim as man follows younger driver into store

On Thursday morning, customers at famed Yasar Halim’s patisserie in East Finchley, North London, bore witness to a serious verbal assault on a young man. The latter part of the incident was captured on camera by one customer who posted it on to her Facebook page, detailing what she had seen. Jessie Harrington wrote, “An […]